Workplace-based learning in genomic medicine

Course Type
Postgraduate, Module

Module overview

For those employed in a suitable, healthcare-based environment, this optional module is structured around the completion of a portfolio of workplace-based learning relevant to genomic medicine. You will first prepare a proposal, which will be discussed with workplace- and University-placed supervisors; if accepted, this provides the basis for subsequent activities and completion of the portfolio. 


15 Masters level credits

Module attendance required

One day for initial introduction to requirements; subsequent supervisor contact could be largely virtual, until a final oral presentation.

Module dates

By arrangement


The module is assessed via the completed portfolio and oral presentation.

Academics involved in the delivery of this module 

Module Lead:
Dr Jenny Bell (Consultant Clinical Scientist, Head of Cancer Genetics Programme and Senior Training Officer, West Midlands Regional Genetics Laboratory)

Other NHS staff:
Dr Samantha Butler


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